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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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14743 Parvin Road, Prosper, TX - $455,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,448 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Multi Purpose Parcel Close To Windsong Ranch Off Fm 1385 And Highway 380. Country Living With The Advantages Of Acreage That Can Be Used For Residential Or Commercial Use! The Property Is Just Feet Away Of Parvin Road Slated To Be A 4-lane Road I...

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700 Butchart Drive, Prosper, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,925 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Priced Below Comps, No Mud, No Pid On 80 Foot Lot, Story N Half Highland Home W Dwnstrs 2nd Master Plus 3rd Bed Dn, Across From A Park. Very Open Floorplan W Tons Of Upgrades Including Gourmet Kitchen, Professional Vent Hood, 5 Burner Gas Cooktop,...

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1508 Coleto Creek Trail, Prosper, TX - $446,557

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,004 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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West Facing Oversized Lot In A Family Oriented Community With Two Pools, Fitness Center And Playgrounds Throughout The Community. This Home Has A Luxury Kitchen With A Double Oven And Tankless Water Heaters As Well As The Smart Home Features. Thi...

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1610 Star Creek Drive, Prosper, TX - $498,090

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,852 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Fabulous 4 Bedroom Home With A Study, Game Room And 3 Car Garage. The Architectural Detail On This Home Is Stunning. The Entry Has 3 Groin Vaults And Leads To The Large Living Area. The Living Area Has A Cathedral Ceiling And Opens To Both The K...

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167 Springbrook Drive, Prosper, TX - $545,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,195 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Gorgeous Home In Heart Of Prosper With A Glistening Pool! Soaring Ceilings, Sunlight Cascades In For A Light And Bright Entry And Family Room, Open Kitchen And Floor Plan. Large Bedrooms. Beautiful Pool With Water Feature. Covered Patio And Oversi...

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840 Butchart Drive, Prosper, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,405 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Immaculate Darling 1.5 Story Home With 4 Bedrooms & 3.1 Bathrooms In Highly Sought After Whitley Place In Prosper. Beautiful Wood With Tile Inset Flooring In Entry. Spacious Study With French Doors, Wood Floors In Formal Dining Room With Butler'...

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740 Arrowhead Drive, Prosper, TX - $528,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,999 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful 5-3.5-3 Custom Home In Lake Of La Cima! This Gorgeous Home Has All The Extras Including Game Room, Media Room. Huge Master Bdr (1st Level) W His & Hers Separate Closets, Custom Master Bath Suite, Granite In Kitchen & Master Bath, Upgrade...

Photo of Listing #14043876

1101 Cassiano Lane, Prosper, TX - $499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,335 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Gorgeous 2-story Home In Windsong Ranch Offers 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Study With French Doors, Upstairs Game Room, And 2-car Garage! Upgrades Include Neutral Paint Tones, Vaulted Ceilings, Wrought Iron Balusters, Decorative Lighting Fixtures, An A...

Photo of Listing #14029409

640 Darian Drive, Prosper, TX - $449,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,530 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Awesome Home With Great Floor Plan On Large Lot! Beautiful Hardwood Floors And Crown Molding Throughout First Floor. Kitchen, With Granite Countertops, Gas Cooktop & Island, Opens To Spacious Living Area With Vaulted Ceiling And Gas, Stone Firepl...

Photo of Listing #14043138

4231 Rocky Ford, Prosper, TX - $545,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,122 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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2017 Roof And Gutters. Master And Guest Suite Plus Study On First Floor. Lg Open Floor Plan. Kitchen Includes Billing Center Area, Granite, Stainless Steel Appl,gas Cooking,tons Of Cabinets And Lg Island -great For Entertaining And Meal Prep. Firs...

4911 Dolorosa Lane, Prosper, TX - $482,177

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,300 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Chesmar Homes New Construction. 3300 Sq Ft, 2 Story Home With Media Room, Plus Media Wiring. 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Game Room, Study, Mudroom, And 2+ Car Garage. Spacious Living, Dining A & Kitchen Opening Via 15 Foot Sliding Glass Doors To ...

611 Ashbury Lane, Prosper, TX - $517,697

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,999 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Mls# 14040927 - Built By Highland Homes - August Completion! ~ This Home Has Beautiful Curb Appeal With Stone Exterior And Extensive Interior Upgrades Including Wood Floors In Entry, Extended Entry, Kitchen, Family And Dining Room, Upgraded Carpet...

1661 Pebblebrook Lane, Prosper, TX - $510,581

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,055 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Mls# 14040945 - Built By Highland Homes - August Completion! ~ Lovely Family Home, Very Open With Upgraded Enhanced Kitchen With Abundant Counter Top And Cabinets And Over Sized Master. Finished With Wood Floors In Entry, Extended Entry, Kitchen, ...

1490 Beacon Hill Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,106 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Beautiful, One Owner Home In Very Desirable Lakes Of Prosper Neighborhood. Very Short Walking Distance To Frontier Park And Multiple Fishing Lakes. New Roof With 10 Year Warranty. Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors, Plantation Shutters Throughout First ...

1561 Havenbrook Lane, Prosper, TX - $548,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,219 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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This Is A Must See Beautiful Semi-custom Highland Home On A Large Corner Greenbelt Lot. It Boasts Of A Pool Sized Backyard Located In Highly Rated Prosper Isd. This Fabulous Home Comes With Lots Of Upgrades Like Handscraped Hardwood Floors, Doubl...


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Listing information last updated on March 20th, 2019 at 2:45pm CDT.